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The Sense and Warn Program Lead is Subject Matter Expert who is responsible for the overall program
management functions and activities associated with the planning, design and implementation of the
Sense and Warn (S&W) Program involving technical security assets deployed by the Department of State
(DoS) worldwide. The work involves the demonstration of expert leadership and direction in the
application of program management principles, methods, or tools as they relate to the project design,
planning, coordination and oversight of mission-critical S& W systems. The Sense and Warn Program
Lead duties includes strategic planning, program development, design and direction and management of
S&W Program functions critical to the activities and functions associated with the deployment of S&W
projects in DOS facilities worldwide which is central to the DoS mission. The Program Lead's work is
also oriented to long-term efforts that will establish precedents and will potentially have international
impact upon worldwide security operations. The Program Lead's duty location is Arlington, VA. , there
will be frequent temporary duty assignments to designated areas where S&W systems are deployed by
Must have a current US Government TOP SECRET Personnel Security Clearance. Must be eligible for
and able to obtain and maintain required Security Clearance/access approvals.
Minimum of 8 years' experience in the field of radars and Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar systems
used by the Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of State. Knowledge and understanding of
the interoperability between specific Department of Defense C-RAM systems and the integration of
selected Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) hardware into these systems. Must understand electrical and
electronic systems. Must have a mastery of security technology and related systems and equipment in
order to function as a recognized DoS expert in the highly specialized field of S&W radar systems, have
expert knowledge of the strengths, weaknesses and limitations of the S&W system and develop state-ofthe-art
techniques, tactics and procedures (TTPs) for deploying S&W in high threat or other locations
directly supporting DS operations. Must demonstrate expert knowledge of radar system elements as well
as possess a broad knowledge of manufacturing procedures, the development of requirements, data
analysis and fielded system support in order to advise top ST management on new developments and
advances in security technology for application in S&W security support operations. Must demonstrate
exceptional expertise in program management to ensure that all phases involved in the planning,
development, design and implementation of overseas security projects are orchestrated seamlessly;
demonstrate skill in managing and directing multiple and unrelated projects; discern and analyze critical
scheduling issues and develop alternative S&W program implementation options as required for effective
security support operations. Must demonstrate the ability to analyze, interpret, and implement any laws,
regulations, and contractual requirements associated with S&W systems which may require knowledge of
the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision. Must
demonstrate the ability to interact with all levels of an organization in a professional, diplomatic, and
tactful manner. Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a cohesive
team. Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and
have strong attention to detail. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills. Must be proficient with
Microsoft Windows operating systems and office automation software (e.g., Microsoft Office, SharePoint).
May be required to travel OCONUS to conduct installation, training or maintenance at diplomatic
facilities. OCONUS travel may include critical threat locations around the world with austere living
conditions. Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination. Must be able to obtain Department of State Class 1 Medical Clearance.
Must have a valid US Passport.
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